Arizona lupine

Lupinus arizonicus

''Lupinus arizonicus'' is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, where it can be found growing in open places and sandy washes below 1,100 metres elevation. It is common around Joshua Tree National Park and Death Valley National Park in California.

It is an annual plant growing to 10–50 centimetres in height. The leaves are palmately compound with 6–10 leaflets, each leaflet 1–4 centimetres long and 5–10 millimetres broad, on a 2.5–7 centimetres long petiole. The flowers are magenta to dark pink, 7–10 mm long, with 20–50 or more flowers in a tall spike.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderFabales
FamilyFabaceae
GenusLupinus
SpeciesL. arizonicus